Dr SK Tan

General Practitioner

Dr SK Tan

Full Description

Dr SK Tan is an internationally-acclaimed pioneer in the aestheticsscene, whose passion has catapulted him to the forefront of aesthetic technologies and the cosmeceuticals industry in Asia. Prior to ringing the curtain up on his latest brainchild – IDS clinic – he had conceived and helmed several successful aesthetics clinics and skin care product lines in Asia.
Upon graduating in 1971 with a Bachelors of Medicine (MB) and a Bachelors of Surgery (BS) from the University of Malaya, Dr Tan discovered an interest in the field of dermatology. In pursuit of his interest, he went on to train at the prestigious St John’s Institute of Dermatology in London in the 1970s and has since been focused on making a name for himself in the field of aesthetic dermatology.
He is a member of numerous medical associations, including the American Academy of Dermatology, the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons, and the International Academy of Cosmetic Dermatology. Dr Tan was one of the first local doctors to be certified by the American Board of Anti-Aging Medicine. His personal interest in pigmentary disorders and acne paved the way for his earning memberships at the Pigmentary Disorders Society of India, the Asian Society of Pigment Cell Research, and the American Acne and Rosacea Society (AARS).
Dr Tan’s passion for aesthetic dermatology is not just limited to the confined spaces of his clinics. A renowned academic, Dr Tan has spoken at numerous international conferences in the US, Europe and throughout the Asia Pacific region. He co-authored the “Handbook of Cosmetic Microbiology”, a reference book published by Marcel Dekker. His research papers have been published in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, International Journal of Dermatology, Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, and Expert Review of Dermatology. Dr Tan has also contributed a chapter in the reference book “Pigmentary Disorders: A Comprehensive Compendium.”





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